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Name: Arthur Treloar "Art" Whealy
Distinguished Service Cross (DSC) and bar
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)
Arthur Whealy
Country: Canada
Rank: Captain
Service: Royal Naval Air Service
Royal Air Force
Units: 3N, 9N; 3W (RNAS)
203 (RAF)
Victories: 27
Born: 02 November 1895
Place of Birth: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Died: 23 December 1945
Place of Death: St. Marguerite, Quebec, Canada
 
 
Arthur Treloar Whealy was a medical student at the University of Toronto before he joined the Royal Naval Air Service. He received his Aviator's Certificate (Am. 409) on a Curtiss biplane at the Atlantic Coast Aeronautic School in Newport News, Virginia on 5 February 1916. He was commissioned on 29 February 1916 and posted to 3 Wing on 24 August 1916. Serving with 3 Naval Squadron and 9 Naval Squadron during the spring and summer of 1917, Whealy scored seven victories while flying the Sopwith Pup. In the fall of 1917, he began flying the Sopwith Camel and scored an additional twenty victories before he was posted to the Home Establishment on 24 September 1918.

Also listed as Arthur Treloar Whealey in the London Gazette and Arthur Trelvar Whealey on his Aviator's Certificate.
Aviators' Certificate, 15 February 1916
 
Distinguished Service Cross (DSC)
Flt. Lieut. Arthur Treloar Whealy, R.N.A.S.
   For the most consistent determination, bravery and skill with which he has carried out numerous low flying harassing attacks on the enemy's troops, transports, etc., inflicting heavy casualties and damage. By his splendid example and gallantry a great many hostile .operations were hampered and frustrated. He has further brought down many enemy machines.
 
Distinguished Service Cross (DSC) Bar
Lieut. (Hon. Capt.) Arthur Treloar Whealy, D.S.C., R.A.F.
   For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He has proved himself to be a brilliant fighting pilot. Under his able and determined leadership his flight has engaged and accounted for many enemy machines, he himself being personally responsible for many of these.
 
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)
Lieut. (A./Capt.) Arthur Treloar Whealey, D.S.C. (FRANCE)
   This officer has shown a very high standard of efficiency. Untiring, and full of initiative, he sets a fine example to the younger pilots. During the recent advance he has carried out daring reconnaissances at very low altitudes, invariably bringing back valuable information. He is a bold fighter in the air, having accounted for five enemy machines.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 12 Apr 1917 1030 3N Sopwith Pup (N6194) Albatros D.III (OOC) Pronville
2 23 Apr 1917 1800 3N Sopwith Pup (N6194) Albatros D.III (OOC) Arras-Cambrai Road
3 02 May 1917 0700 3N Sopwith Pup (N6194) Albatros C (DESF) 1 Bourlon Wood
4 09 May 1917 1230 9N Sopwith Pup (N6167) Halberstadt D.II (OOC)  
5 07 Jul 1917 1730 9N Sopwith Pup (N6174) Albatros D.V (OOC) 2 SW of Haynecourt
6 29 Jul 1917 0520 9N Sopwith Triplane (N5490) Albatros D.V (OOC) Ostend
7 29 Jul 1917 0610 9N Sopwith Triplane (N5490) Albatros D.V (DESF) Lombartzyde
8 05 Sep 1917 1700 3N Sopwith Camel (B3893) Albatros D.V (OOC) NE of Dixmude
9 17 Feb 1918 1055 3N Sopwith Camel (B7196) Albatros D.V (OOC) Quesnoy
10 10 Mar 1918 1315 3N Sopwith Camel (B7220) Albatros D.V (DES) 2 mi E of Lens
11 17 Mar 1918 1050 3N Sopwith Camel (B7220) C (OOC) Armentières
12 22 Mar 1918 1230 3N Sopwith Camel (B7220) Albatros D.V (CAP) Marquion
13 23 Mar 1918 1655 3N Sopwith Camel (B7220) Pfalz D.III (OOC) Vaulx
14 24 Mar 1918 1530 3N Sopwith Camel (B7220) Albatros D.V (OOC) 3 Vaulx
15 11 Apr 1918 1420 203 Sopwith Camel (B7220) LVG C (DES) 1 mi E of Estaires
16 22 Apr 1918 0930 203 Sopwith Camel (B7220) Albatros D.V (DES) Merville
17 22 Apr 1918 0932 203 Sopwith Camel (B7220) Albatros D.V (DES) Merville-Estaires
18 03 May 1918 1110 203 Sopwith Camel (B7220) C (DES) 1 mi NE of Lens
19 09 May 1918 1130 203 Sopwith Camel (B7220) Pfalz D.III (DES) 1 mi N of La Bassée
20 14 May 1918 1950 203 Sopwith Camel (B7220) LVG C (DES) N of La Bassée
21 15 May 1918 1050 203 Sopwith Camel (B7220) DFW C (DES) 4 1 mi E of Pont du Hem
22 16 May 1918 1120 203 Sopwith Camel (B7220) Pfalz D.III (OOC) N of La Bassée
23 16 May 1918 1135 203 Sopwith Camel (B7220) C (DES) Estaires
24 07 Jun 1918 1145 203 Sopwith Camel (D9594) Fokker DR.I (OOC) 1 mi SE of Lestrem
25 22 Aug 1918 0630 203 Sopwith Camel (D9641) DFW C (DES) 5 S of Mericourt
26 27 Aug 1918 1210 203 Sopwith Camel (D9641) DFW C (DES) 4 S of Combles
27 04 Sep 1918 1615 203 Sopwith Camel (D9641) Fokker D.VII (DES) Trescault

1 Shared with FSL Frederick Armstrong, FSL Edmund Pierce
2 Shared with FCdr G E Hervey (N6162), FSL John Pinder, FSL Harold Mott, FSL J C Tanner (N6166)
3 Shared with FCdr Frederick Armstrong, FSL S Smith (B7274), FSL Ronald Berlyn, FSL Louis Bawlf, FLt Edmund Pierce, FSL Frederick Britnell
4 Shared with FSL Frederick Britnell
5 Shared with Lt William Sidebottom
 
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